|Everyone should carry a Winter Survival Kit in their car – even if you don’t necessarily live in a place that has harsh winters. Honestly with the way the weather acts so crazy, you really never know when ‘winter’ may hit!
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Be sure to have your items in an easy-to-reach place from INSIDE your vehicle – your trunk could get jammed or frozen; so if you put it in your trunk, make sure that you can access it from inside.
As far as food – of course make sure its something you can eat hot or cold, things that keep well are nuts, beef jerky, trail mix, etc.
- If possible, call 911 on your cell phone. Provide your location, condition of everyone in the vehicle and the problem you’re experiencing.
- Follow instructions: you may be told to stay where you are until help arrives.
- Do not hang up until you know who you have spoken with and what will happen next.
- If you must leave the vehicle, write down your name, address, phone number and destination. Place the piece of paper inside the front windshield for someone to see.